News Mayoral Elections Gets Another Candidate SHARE ON: Taylor Ablett, staff Monday, Jul. 7th, 2014 Ward Five Councillor Todd Lever has officially announced he will be running for the mayor of Timmins. He says he is frustrated by the lack of progress on core issues, and will be releasing his priorities in the coming months. He joins Allan Manchester in the race, who is running for the second time. Current Mayor Tom Laughren has not yet announced his own intentions for the fall election.